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Oct 11, 2012 4:00am EDT
cbs news poll shows mitt romney getting a post-debate bounce in two key states. >>> rescued from the wreckage. two people are pulled to safety in the aftermath of a deadly collapse at a parking garage. >>> diamond drama. post-season baseball heats up with two fantastic finishes. this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, october 11, 2012. good morning, everybody, good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. debates between vice presidential candidates aren't supposed to matter but after president obama's poor debate performance last weeknight's faceoff between joe biden and paul ryan has turned into a high stakes affair. in colorado president obama held a slim lead in september now romney has a one-point edge. in wisconsin the president was leading by six points last month, he leads romney by just three points now. in virginia the president continues to hold on to a small lead. tara mergener is in washington following all of this. >> reporter: good morning. boy the pressure sure is on tonight particularly for joe biden who will be trying to gain ground following that first president
CBS
Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
on the slow crawl through the streets of los angeles. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> and good evening, everyone, i'm jeff glor. in the sky over new mexico today a man jumped from 24 miles up and broke the sound barrier on the way down. a first. felix baumgartner broke that barrier by more than 100 miles an hour, then landed with ease. with details, here's mark strassmann. >> reporter: felix baumgartner climbed into the strat sphere more than 24 miles above new mexico's desert. the 43-year-old austrian skydiver was about to become a human missile and plunge farther and fast never freefall than anyone in history. >> everything is in the green, doing great. >> reporter: his ascent had landed two and a half hours, in a capsule hoisted by a 55 story helium balloon, rising 1,000 feet a minute. the only hitch, baumgartner's viser foingd up when his helmet's heater stopped working. >> this is getting serious, joe. >> i do not think i have safe feeting -- -- heating. >> joe kittinger was the voice in his ear. >> there it, there is the world out there. >> reporter: in
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 4:00am EDT
but she's not going jail. this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, october 12, 2012. good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. compared to last week's presidential debate last night's faceoff between vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan was like a shoot out at the ok corral. from the get go it was a pull no punches performance by both candidates. they squared off on everything from the economy to foreign affairs. randall good morning. >> reporter: good morning. both candidates came here on a mission. congressman ryan to criticize the obama administration's failures and republican solutions while vice president biden was defending the presidential record and also complaining about the republican plan for the nation. >> i will be very specific -- >> reporter: vice president joe biden wasted no time challenging congressman paul ryan's take on foreign policy. >> with all due respect that's a bunch of malarky. >> reporr: the vice president and ryan clashed over the economy. taxes. and medicare. with the democrat often on the attack. >> they are holding hostage the m
CBS
Oct 13, 2012 8:00am EDT
'll be looking at on cbs "this morning saturday." the presidential campaigns turn their attention to tuesday's vital debate with just 24 days until election day. >> the drought has caused devastation in farmlands across the nation but this one crop rises above them all. >> a convicted murderer of a new york multimillionaire is the subject of a new documentary by his victims' kids. now he's reaching out. >> 50 years after the cuban missile crisis a look at the cbs news vault at fidel castro one month after he seized power. all that and so much more on cbs "this morning saturday," saturday, october 13, 2012 >>> we did it. another weekend is here. >> welcome to the weekend. we're here. >> congratulations and the final countdown is on as far as politics are concerned, 24 days left until election day. president obama and governor romney have begun to turn their attention to tuesday's second of three presidential debates. as for the vice presidential candidates now that their debate is over, they are back on the campaign trail and they are not letting up. nancy cordes is at the courthouse a white
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. tonight's face-off between vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan is getting a lot more attention than vice presidential debates usually get. the obama campaign is looking to biden to stop the momentum mitt romney has enjoyed since the debate in denver, which governor romney was widely perceived to have won. ryan's job is to keep romney's momentum rolling. today's national gallup poll of likely voters shows governor romney with a slender lead of one point over the president. of course, that's within the margin of error so it's essentially a tie. tonight's debate isality centre college in danville, kentucky. nancy cordes and jan crawford are there. first we'll go to nancy, covering the vice president's campaign. nancy. >> reporter: scorkt the vice president arrived here in kentucky today after self days of intense preparation in his home state of delaware and several people there with him told us the president's weak performance in his own debate didn't so much change the
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
it is thursday, october 11, 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." the vice president debate is tonight and cbs news poll shows more swing state voters are moving towards mitt romney. >> we'll ask obama strategist david axelrod how the president can stop romney's momentum. >> and a scandal lance armstrong took the biggest doping scandal in sports history. >>> we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> i know how he'll come to attack us. the problem he has is he has barack obama's record he has to run on. >> the vice presidential candidates set to take center stage. >> biden and paul ryan go head-to-head in their first and only debate. >> if you have a bad game you just move on. you look forward to the next one. the difference between this and sports is that the stakes are so high. >> there was a garage collapse here at the miami-dade west campus. >> rescuers pulled one survivor from the rubble 13 hours after the collapse. >> two people are dead. investigators don't know what caused it. >>> republican lawmakers pounced on the obama administra
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
it is friday, october 12, 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." joe biden and paul ryan lock horns in a tense vice presidential debate. >> we'll get comments from both sides of the aisle. >> "endeavour" is making its way through the streets of angeles. we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> with all due respect that's a bunch of malarky. first of all i will be very specific. >> the candidates clash at the vice presidential debate. >> i know you're under a lot of duress to make up for lost ground. but i think it will be better served if weon't keep interrupting up each other. >> smirking. laughing. i thought it was rude. >> paul ryan had a solid performance. >> thought in terms of who dominated the debate joe biden dominated. >> the key to winning one of these debates is to lower expectations about your speaking skills and joe biden has been doing that for four years. >>> the retired space shuttle with "endeavour" is home. >> the nobel peace prize is to be awarded to the european union. >> things got out of hand against two candidates running
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 6:30pm EDT
captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. reporting tonight from los angeles. >> pelley: good evening. people waited outside overnight just for the chance to be inside the supreme court today for the most controversial case of this term. at stake: admission to college for millions of americans for generations to come. a decade ago, the court ruled that race could be used as a factor granting college admissions, but today a new supreme court heard a challenge to that which could change the law of the land on affirmative action. wyatt andrews was in the court today. >> reporter: abigail fisher was denied admission to the university of texas, she says, because of admission policies that favored less-qualified minorities. her simple argument is to stop using skin color in college admission. >> i hope the court rules that a student's race and ethnicity should not be considered when applying to the university of texas. >> reporter: the u.t. entering class is among the most diverse anywhere-- roughly 50% white and 50% minority. by law, the school has to admit
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 6:30pm EDT
by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the united states is facing an attack threat equivalent to 9/11, an attack that would be carried out by computer. that was the stark warning from defense secretary leon panetta. he described a cyber pearl harbor in which attackers could take over computers that control the transportation system or a utility with deadly consequences. panetta's dire prediction comes after a massive computer attack on the world's largest oil company. so we asked david martin to tell us more. >> reporter: u.s. officials say a cyber attack against aramco, the world's largest oil producer, has been traced to hackers inside iran. another volley in an increasingly high stakes war going on in cyberspace. and defense secretary panetta warns potential enemies, including iran, are developing the capability to launch devastating attacks. >> the collective result of these kinds of attacks could be a cyber pearl harbor. an attack that would cause physical destruction and the loss of life. an attack that would paralyze and shock the n
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning. it is monday, october 8, 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." with just a month to go until election day a new poll shows the presidential race is tied. >> could ambassador chris stevens murder be prevented. his former security chief talks to cbs news. >> california gas prices don't soar plus the simple switch your phone company will not do to prevent theft. >> we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> we're going to win florida, we'll take back the white house. >> mitt romney rides new momentum into the swing state. >> romney delivers a major foreign policy speech in virginia today. >> the obama campaign feeling new pressure. >> everybody here is incredible professionals, they just performed flaw lesley night after night. i can't say the same. >> is there anything more than joe biden thinking it's up to him to get the lead back? >> relief may be days away for california drivers who are suffering through the highest gasoline prices in the nation. >> they are keeping me at home. >> 91 cases of fungal meningitis. >> fists starte
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning. it is wednesday, october 10, 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." the state department is under pressure today as congress focuses on security in libya. we have new details on the attacks that killed the u.s. ambassador. >> new polls shows mitt romney gaining ground in ohio while the obama campaign continues to battle over big bird. >>> a teenage girl in pakistan is shot for take on the taliban and okay simple breath test reveal whether you have a deadly disease. >>> we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. . >>> this deserves a thorough investigation. we need to get to the bottom of every single allegation. >> we're learning dramatic new details about the september 11th assault that took the lives of ambassador chris stevens and the others. >> officials say there was no unrest outside of the compound prior to the attack. >> a state department official is expected to testify that his request for more troops and officers was turned down. >> governor romney wants to let wall street run wild but he wants to bring the hammer down
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 6:30pm EDT
? are they girlfriends? neighbors? >> they're my heroes! (laughs) captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. as of today we are down to the final four weeks of the presidential campaign. the focus is narrowing, not just to the nine battleground states but to one in particular-- ohio, which could tip the balance on election night. first the big picture. nationally, the latest gallup poll shows mitt romney leading president obama 49% to 47%. that spread is within the margin of error, so it's essentially a tie. in ohio, new polling today shows this: pollster a.r.g. has romney up by one point, 48% to 47%. but a cnn poll has the president up by four, 51% to 47%. either way, it's an improvement for romney who was falling well behind in ohio until last week's debate. both candidates were in ohio today where this is the last day to register to vote. our campaign 2012 correspondents reason there, too, and we'll go to nancy cordes with the obama campaign. >> reporter: scott, ohio is the grand prize for the obama campaign. they have 120 field offices he
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning. it is tuesday, october th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning." a new poll shows mitt romney now leads the presidential race after a 12-point turnaround in just one week. >>> sentencing day for jerry hughes, who still insists he's innocent. you'll hear his words from behind bars. >>> a sky diver gets ready to fr free 22 miles at the speed of sound. and ben affleck is here in studio 57. >>> we begin with today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >>> in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> jerry hughes proclaims his peninsula ahead of today's sentencing. >> the former penn state assistant football coach was convicted in june of molesting ten boys over 15 years. >> he denies the abuse, blames the victims, but claims his love for his wife. >> they can take away my life. they can make me out as a monster. they can treat me as a monster, but they can't take away my heart. >>> hope is not a strategy. >> governor romney offering his severest critique yet of what he called the president's leading from behind. >> president obama is losing by o
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am EDT
at a posh hotel. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, october 8, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. today president obama wraps up a two day west coast fundraising trip his last one out west of the campaign. in virginia today mitt romney delivers what aides are calling a major foreign policy address. paying particular attention to issues in the middle east. we go to washington for more. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. mitt romney will continue draft his foreign policy vision with that of president obama's today. now this amid questions about the u.s. embassy attack in libya last month. meantime president obama is reaching out to hollywood for support. president obama is raising more cash in california today. last night at a star studded los angeles fundraiser the president joked about his lackluster debate performance following songs from katie perry and stevie wonder. >> they perform flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: the president also accused his opponent mitt romney of backing away from campaign pro
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
is better than what we're paying them. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, in ohio police are searching for victims of the meningitis outbreak. in tennessee, they're reaching out with a phone bank. today federal officials estimated 13,000 americans received steroid injections that may have been contaminated with a potentially lethal fung gas. 105 illnesses have been reported across nine states. eight people have died. the steroids were used to treat back pain and joint pain. those who received injections in their spinal columns are at risk for the brain and final infection known as meningitis. dr. jon lapook begins tonight with the state that has the largest number of cases. >> reporter: in tennessee, public health officials are searching to reach people injected with the contaminated vials. >> whether each and every vial was contaminated is not known, but certainly now we have an increasing number of patients who are being reported as having this fungal meningitis. >> reporter: dr. william schaffner has been tracking the out
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
of people may have been exposed to the disease. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. good to be with you. mitt romney continues tone joy a polling boost from his strong debate performance. the obama campaign reveals a new ad today. both candidates head to the heartland. tara is in washington with more on all of this. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. negative ads were blanketing the airwaves in those key swing states, including one featuring big bird, which ridicules mitt romney after he said it's not worth borough money from china to fund, among other things, pbs. today both candidates are back out there burning up the campaign trail. president obama is urging supporters to get almost obsessive about his re-election. >> so i need you in this election the next 29 days. we cannot afford to be complacent. >> reporter: the president wrapped up a california fundraising blitz in san francisco. he asked donors to send e-mails and make phone calls to people in swing states who will decide the election. >> we have to understand that we've got a lot more to do,
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 4:00am EDT
press for answers about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, cbs news goes inside the compound where the assault took place. >>> man versus mountain. an extreme stunt goes bad. this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, october 10, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning the race for the white house veered from a focus on the economy to an emotionaling charged debate on social issues. in an interview yesterday with "the des moines register" mitt romney said he would not pursue abortion related legislation if elected president. >> there's no legislation with regards to abortion that i'm familiar with that would become part of my agenda. >> after the interview romney campaign said governor romney is pro life and would support legislation aimed at providing greater protections for life. romney has repeatedly said the supreme court should overturn roe v. wade. and that he would cut funding to planned parenthood, an organization that provides abortion. the obama campaign says we know about the truth on where romney stands. women c
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
after the debate are mixed. in a cbs news poll of uncommitted voters, 50% thought the vice president won. 31% sided for ryan and 19% called it a tie. 56% thought biden would be an effective president if necessary compared with 49% for ryan. not surprisingly, both sides claimed victory. mitt romney's campaign said biden seemed off balanced and strange. the president's team said the debate exposed the risks of electing a romney-ryan ticket. the next presidential debate is tuesday. randall pinkston, cbs news, danville, kentucky. >> if you plan in voting in maryland, d.c. or virginia in the upcoming november election and you haven't registered to vote, you only have a few days left. in virginia you have till monday. maryland tuesday is the last day to register. d.c. it's friday, october 19 and you have to do it in person in d.c. for more on voter registration, go to wusa9.com and look under campaign 2012. >>> another d.c. lawmaker is being accused of ethics violations. it's all related to a bad real estate deal. the washington metropolitan area authority said jim graham allegedly said he wou
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
you ask. instant polls taken right after the debate are mixed. in a cbs news poll of uncommitted voters, 50% thought the vice president won. 31% sided for ryan and 19% called it a tie. 56% thought biden would be an effective president if necessary compared with 4 -9d -- with 49% for ryan. not surprisingly both sides claimed victory. mitt romney's campaign said biden seemed off balance and strange. the president's team said the debate exposed the risks of electing a romney-ryan ticket. the next presidential debate is tuesday. randall pinkston, cbs news, danville, kentucky. >>> ray locker is washington enterprise editor at "u.s.a. today." channel 9's sister publications. ray, you're part of the fact checking team we heard in randall's package there, the vice president saying not a single thing that congressman ryan said was accurate. he was talking about one thing. but were there egregious claims made by either candidate last night? >> i wouldn't necessarily say egregious. i would say obviously both candidates made some factual errors when talking about, say, the number of people w
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am EDT
presidential debate. tara mergener. cbs news. >>> the romney campaign has not released any september fun raising -- fundraising figures. >>> federal investigators were finally able to get five terror suspects extradited to the united states this went. they were being held in the united kingdom. the men are accused of bombings back in 1998. in all 224 people were killed, including a dozen americans. the suspects are also accused of trying to establish a terror training cam nap oregon. >>> sometimes as an nfl quarterback, it is okay to just get out of bounds or even slide. >> or just throw the ball away. that is what the redskins faithful there morning are saying after watching robert griffin 3 get lit up. you are going to see him roll-out to the right here and get hit not once in the head but twice. broken play. it is awful. the play resulted in griffin being diagnosed with a mild concussion. he is being reevaluated today. the team ended up losing the game, final score 20-17. >> it is upsetting. >> it was brutal. i was there. >>> the first playoff win for the franchise, the team opened th
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
on the cbs evening news. >>> going back to the track, to the wall. and what happens here? he contends a fan reaches up and touches it. but richie garcia says no, it's a home run. >> oh, orioles fans, that was your frustration 16 years ago today when 12-year-old jeffrey meyer reached over that wall. we're going to have more coming up in a few minutes in sports. >> tonight, nats fans are feeling their own frustrations ahead of the city's first post season baseball game in 79 years. >> i'm matt jablow where people were hoping to buy tickets. some fans unable to attend tomorrow's 1:00 game. >> absolutely. >> after the announcement to major league baseball, which came yesterday afternoon. >> very difficult because he is waiting day by day. >> that tomorrow's game would start at 1:00. >> i wish it was at night. >> thousands of fans with tickets to the game have had to either give up their tickets or figure out a way to leave work. >> is there anything available for tomorrow? >> mike who owns his own electrical supply company is now hoping to buy tickets from an unlucky person unable to
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
's perform manuals. today he's at the white house preparing for his next debate against mitt romney. in a cbs news poll of uncommitted voters taken right after the debate, 50% thought vice president biden won. >> these guys bet against america all the time. >> reporter: other polls gave ryan the edge. >> this is what politicians do when they don't have a record to run on. try to scare people from voting for you. >> reporter: it remains to be seen if last night's showdown will sway voters. his torians say the past eight vice presidential debates had almost no affect on the election. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> mitt romney and president obama's next meeting will be a town hall style in new york on tuesday. then their final debate will take place october 22 in florida. >>> well, the komen three-day walk for the cure is under way. participants gathered r the opening ceremonies and the first leg of their 60-mile journey this morning. the walkers are looking to raise money and make a personal difference in the fight against breast cancer. >> i'm an oncologist in new york. my
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
will be the vice presidential debate. cbs news, washington. >>> the president raised $181 million in september. the romney campaign has not released any september fundraising figures. >>> we are coming up on 6:15. it is chilly in comparison. 46 degrees in the northwest. >> reporter: we were in the 80s a few days ago and 70s on saturday before the front came through. 30s in many of the suburbs. you need a jacket this morning. right now it is dry, so i don't think we have any real concerns, other than a patch or two of fog and the kohler temperatures we are dealing with, with 30s and 40s this morning. this often we are not going to be moving much with highs in the low to mid-50s in the area. we'll be lucky to make 54 degrees in washington. 40s in places like hagerstown, shanendoah valley in dc. you'll notice the raindrops this afternoon. 39 right now, almost 3 a moment ago. 41 in fairfax and 40 in bowie. a chilly morning. we have good visibility, clouds starting to move in wii temperature of 46. a north wind at 9 and humidity this morning 79%. a big chill has moved toward texas. they are going t
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Oct 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
victory for either candidate. tara mergener for sbs news, washington. -- cbs news action washington. >>> the two men vying to be the next junior snore senator from virginia met. george allen and tim kaine spent the evening taking shots at east other's past performance as governor. but the two agreed on one thing. they each believe they can fix what's wrong with congress. >> frankly we have a ball and chain and that's congress. congress is holding us back. what we need to do is change congress, especially in two ways. we need people who are more fiscally responsible and we need more people who know frankly the basics about how to work together. >> if i have the honor of being your senator, aim going to give all my energies working with people in both properties to create jobs and get america ascending once again. >> recent polls show tim kaine has a slim lead. they're scheduled for one more debate before the november election. >> it is 4:34. here's a look at some other things making news now. controversial ads equating muslims to savages have gone up in metro stations across our regi
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Oct 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
race. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> the producers of "sesame street" are asking the president's campaign to stop using an ad which features big bird. the ad implies that mitt romney is looking past all the wall street criminals and going after the big yellow character. >> the man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird, big bird,. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about. it's "sesame street." >> big bird is not a menace. it's a nonpartisan, nonprofit group they say and they have not approved any ads. an obama campaign official said they are reviewing "sesame street" concerns. >>> show me the money. pro and antigambling forces in maryland have spent more on their ad campaigns than was spent on the entire governor's race. voters go to the polls in november to decide whether to expand gambling in the free state. the bat nor sun reports more -- "baltimore sun" reports more than $35 million have been spent so far on the issue. that's more money than the total outlay of the martin
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Oct 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >> reporter: a ruling in this case is expected next year. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the supreme court. >> eight of the nine supreme court justices will decide the case. associate justice elaine take kagan has recused herself. she served as solicitor general prior to joining the court. >>> people who report wrongdoing which can impact national security can now also report waste, fraud or abuse without fear of retaliation. that's because the president signed a policy directive providing that protection to whistle blowers. under the policy whistle blowers who handle classified information -- anyone who reports wrongdoing can be protected. >>> it's 4:43. turning our -- 4:33. turning our attention to the race for the white house, the two men vying for vice president will face off in kentucky. >> after president obama's lackluster performance, people are looking to vice president biden to help them rebound. >> reporter: paul ryan arrived in kentucky ahead of his first nationally televised debate. the number two man on the g.o.p. ticket told reporters earlier in florida voters will see a cle
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Oct 14, 2012 7:00pm EDT
captioning funded by cbs and ford-- built for the road ahead. >> ward: firsthand accounts from the battle raging in syria's largest city are rare... >> get down, everybody. >> ward: ...so we went to see for ourselves. large parts of this 7,000-year- old city have been reduced to rubble as it became the front line of the revolution. the battle for syria has ground to a stalemate, and radical islamist fighters are starting to take the lead. we met ayrian jihadi, exactly the kind of leader the west worries about. you'd like to create an islamic state in syria. >> ( translated ): and what's wrong with that? >> all rise. >> pelley: around houston, 400 veterans are locked up every month. >> i know where to send you-- prison. >> pelley: not long off the battlefield, they're first-time felony offenders, men like kevin thomas. >> i started drinking heavily and certain symptoms of ptsd kicked in. >> pelley: one judge realizedÑi that vets suffering from post- traumatic stress syndrome didn't need prison; they needed another chance. >> good job, soldier. good job. ( applause ) >> bond. ja
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Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm EDT
captioning sponsored by cbs >> the work ahead will be hard. these times demand the best of all of us. >> america is coming back! and we're not going back. >> if you can't get it right, it's time to get out. >> we've got to lift the burden off the back of the middle class. >> we can turn this thing around. we can get this right. >> it is never been a good bet to bet against the american people. >> campaign 2012, the vice presidential debate. here is scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. in the race for the white house, the presidential candidates are passing their batons to their running mates, just for tonight. the vice presidential nominees are facing off in their one and only debate. the democratic incumbent, 69-year-old joe biden of delaware, and his republican challenger, 42-year-old paul ryan, the seven-term congressman from wisconsin and chairman of the house budget committee. they're meeting at centre college in danville, kentucky, and the folks there call this thrill in the ville 2 because centerhosted a debate in 2000 as well. no vice presidential debate ever changed
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
span. i'll be back with more traffic coming up in a few minutes. back to you guys. >>> cbs this morning is just 30 minutes away. >> one of our favorite shows of course. charlie rose joining us live from los angeles apparent accepting an emmy or something. what are you doing out there, charlie? >> i came ow to do a little -- came out to do a little conference talk with some people at cbs and some conversations about what's happening in hollywood and things like that but it's fun to be out here. fly back tonight in time to do some things on the debate. tomorrow morning can't wait to see the debate, though. >> us, too. >> good morning to you. this morning we'll go to danville, kentucky to see how vice president biden and congressman ryan are preparing for the debate. we'll ask obama's senior strategist if biden can make up for the president's performance last week. also, at pen, colorado has a -- aspen, colorado has a big bear problem. we'll ride along as police confront the neighborhood troublemakers. also, we'll look at new documents out this morning 50 years after the cuban missile cris
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Oct 14, 2012 10:30am EDT
sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning. senator lindsey graham is one of the senior republicans on the armed services committee. and he has been looking into this attack. senator, welcome to the broadcast. i know you have been investigating this. have you reached an conclusions on why the administration waited so long to acknowledge this w the work of terrorists? >> well, the facts are there was never a riot. the night in question, september 11, ambassador stevens was being visited by the turkish ambassador. and the coordinated attack lasted for hours with al qaeda-associated militia. my belief is that that was known by the administration within 24 hours. and, quite frankly, susan rice, on your show on september 16, the president on the 18th, the and the 25th, kept talkin talking about an attack inspired by a video. they're trying to sell a narrative, quite frankly, that the middle east, the wars are receding and al qaeda's been dismantled, and to admit that our embassy was attacked by al qaeda operatives and libya
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
mergener for cbs news, washington. >>> tomorrow it will be vice president joe biden and romney's running mate paul ryan squaring off in their only debate before election day. here to talk about what each man has to do and not do is the white house correspondent for "u.s.a. today." good to have you back with us. before we started our interview, you said the obama administration has to stop the bloodletting or as you said bedwetting. that's the onerous on joe biden tomorrow because the president's performance was not good. >> it wasn't good. not that mitt romney beat president obama -- i'm not sure if he did, but barack obama did not look good last week. what vice president biden has to do is stop the bleeding. >> what does paul ryan need to do to keep the momentum going that mitt romney accelerated last week? >> both these candidates are really smart guys that know washington, know how buckets work. -- budgets work. that's what paul ryan's specialty is. he has to show his expertise. this is a great opportunity for him to introduce himself to the american people again and to show take he's
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. president obama says he's proud of vice president biden's debate performance. a cbs news poll taken right after the debate of undecided voters thought 50% thought biden won. mitt romney and president obama will square off again next tuesday in a town hall style debate in new york. bob schieffer, the hose of cbs news' face the nation, will moderate the october 22nd debate in florida. he joins us now live from washington. because you're moderating the debate, we understand you won't talk about the debate directly, but where do you see the presidential race with two debates now in the book? >> well, i think it's closer than it was and i will say this about last night's debate. i think both of the candidates helped themselves. i think as far as the debate itself, i think joe biden probably won, but i tell you the other part. i thought that paul ryan kind of passed the vice presidential test. i don't think anybody -- this will be people who vote for mitt romney and people who vote against him, but i don't think you'll find people who will vote against the republican ticket because paul ryan is
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Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, arriving under tight security. cbs news, new york. >>> two of the five suspects had court appearances in new haven, connecticut, while two others appeared in federal court in new york city. >>> you know the country is divided politically and who better to argue both sides of all issues than fox tv's bill o'reilly and john stewart. they have been on campus at george washington university and ken molestina is standing by live. ken, were they smart and funny? >> reporter: they were all that and much more. listen, bruce, you know this. anybody who has spent time in washington knows that this town loves bickering. they love debate. they love opinions. they love humor, but most importantly, they all like a good show. that's exactly what happened here today at the rumble in the air-conditioned auditorium. that's what they called it. let's take you inside and show you what it looked like earlier tonight when these two squared off. the fox news anchor and host of the daily show, of course, tangled away for a 90 minute debate in front of a sold out crowd of 1200 and countless of people who wer
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
's it for us. the cbs evening news is next. >> and derek is back at 7:00. good night.
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Oct 9, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. susan, cbs news, columbus, ohio. >> but don't worry, soon enough the candidates will be back in virginia as well. >>> there's a new report that says pro and antigambling forces are spent more money on their ad campaign that was spent on the entire maryland governor's race. voters will go to the polls in november to decide whether or not they want to expand gambling in the free state. the baltimore sun reports, more than $35 million has been spent so far on that issue alone and that is more money in the total outlay of the martin o'malley, robert ehrlich campaigns in 2006. penn national is fighting a proposal to develop a casino at prince georges county. >>> more problems tonight for the former d.c. council chair, kwame brown. kwame, or should i say, mr. brown has been placed under curfew and ordered to make weekly visits with court officials. that court order comes earlier today. brown resigned last june after pleading not guilty to bank fraud and a campaign violence. he is not putting himself in the best position ahead of his sentencing and warned him not to tempt fate. and
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Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
but that may change. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the supreme court. >>> the obama administration and more than half of the fortune 100 companies are in favor of the texas program. >>> coming up on 9news now at noon, a dare devil biker attempts to jump a large barge with mixed results. we'll show you what happened when we come back. >>> and knee man marcus is out with -- niemann marcus is out with its christmas catalogue. a dinner costing a quarter of a million dollars is just one of the offers. we'll be right back. >>> police in pittsburgh are investigating a random brutal attack on a teenager. and it was caught on tape. a teacher was walking in a downtown alley when six young men were walking the other way. suddenly one of the young men punches james adesberger in the face. he was knocked out and he hit his head on a curb. he was taken to a nearby hospital with cuts and bruises. police say they have identified three of the teenagers but not the one who actually hit the teacher. >>> also caught on tape, an extreme biker's failed attempt to make a dare devil jump. the biker cam vink was tr
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
is not there at the end, but you'll see her back at 11:00. >> that's it for us. the cbs evening news is next. >> good night, everybody.
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00pm EDT
voters believe he'll do better than biden thursday night. susan mcguiness, cbs news, danville, kentucky. >>> do you like your spuds? so do the potato farmers in idaho. they planted nearly 350,000 acres of them which is 8% more than last year. that's good for you, maybe not so good for the farmers because larger supply could mean the price goes down which again is good for you, not so good for them. >> baked poe take toffees are never really -- potatoes are never really expensive and they're good with little bits of bacon. >>> on this date in 1979 we recorded our earliest measurable snowfall. >> really? how large was it? >> only .3-inch downtown, but go to our website and check out my blog and get the details. there was a much larger snow north and east of here and it was also boston's first measurable snowfall. let's start with fall colors, getting pretty nice out to the west, got the autumn glory festival in oakland. we have good color to the east now of i-81 and some color around the immediate metro area, montgomery county, fairfax county, prince george's, but not a whole bunch. you h
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Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
presidential debate. a new cbs news poll from three key battleground states suggests romney is getting a boost from his performance. in wisconsin president obama's six-point lead has been cut in half. in virginia the president's lead this rang to five points. -- shrank to five points and romney now leads in colorado. >> there are some very important deadlines coming up. if you plan on voting in the upcoming november election. you just have a few more days to register to vote if you're not already. in virginia you have until monday, october 15. tuesday, october 16 is the deadline in maryland. and in d.c. the mail-in registration deadline has already passed but you can register in person at the elections board headquarters. you have only until friday, october 19 to do it that way. for more information, just go to our website wusa9.com and look under campaign 2012. >>> plans to turn the reston golf course into a massive residential community are on hold now. northwestern mutual life insurance owns the course and planned on putting homes on the site. the zoning board said no to that request initia
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
's it for us. got a big night ahead. the cbs evening news is next, the nats game, the debates, derek up at 7:00. stay with us all night long. have a great one.
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
ever to host a general election debate. stacey cohan, 9 news now. >> we should note once again cbs news coverage of the debate begins at 9:00 sharp here on channel 9 and once again wusa9 is partnering up with usa today to be your fact checking authority. anita brikman live now at usa today hq with the fact checking team. ready or nothere can only biden and ryan. >> reporter: it could be a heated one tonight, derek. yes, we are ready. the political team here at usa today is staying late to watch the debate with us and be with us at 9news at 11:00. we don't just want our viewers to watchous channel 9. we want that, but we -- watch us on channel 9. we want that, but we want you on facebook and twitter joining the conversation. here's what will happen tonight. once the debate starts usa today reporters will be live blogging what the candidates say. you can track that on www.wusa9.com and take part in conversations via our facebook page and twitter feeds. if you're not near a tv to watch the debate on channel 9, it will be live streamed on our website. then at 11:00 i'll be fact checking th
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
? >> that would be very, very cool. that is it for us. the cbs evening news is coming up next. anita is in for derek at 7:00 with our area's only local newscast. topper will have the forecast, keep you bundled up, tell you about that freeze warning and as always www.wusa9.com is always on. go nats. >> go nats. >> go skins. >> go o's! >> have a great weekend. >>> i'm anita brikman with this health alert and some surprising news about organic foods that are often more pricey. a review of hundreds of studies by stanford university found organics are no safer or nutritious than conventionally grown food. they did find nonorganic foods and vegetables are more likely to have pesticide residue but not at unsafe levels.
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Oct 12, 2012 7:00pm EDT
candidates are expected to discuss in their debate tuesday. danielle nottingham, cbs news the white house. >> president obama will spent the next few days in williamsburg, virginia, preparing for next week's debate. romney plans to campaign in ohio saturday. >>> you saw us at the top of the show, everybody down at nats park saying it's freezing. topper shutt in the weather center with a first look. we do have freeze warnings tonight. >> we also have frost advisories even downtown. so the coldest night of the season, dress in layers and hat and gloves not over the top. let's start with the game forecast. winds will subside somewhat, still become breezy, but temperatures upper 40s to mid- 50s, winds out of the north at 12. so they've been gusting to 20 and 30 miles per hour. at least they'll subside somewhat as we go through the game. we got frost advisories for the district, for prince george's county, fairfax county, freeze warnings montgomery county north and west, loudoun county and prince william county north and west. if you have plants you want to save, bring them in or cover them. t
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Oct 14, 2012 6:30am EDT
of the debate. >> 49-44 ryan. >> they were watching it in a control group correct? >> yeah but cbs had it 50-31. >> i heard it 50-31 biden. >> sample of what? >> he had at least some credibility. >> can i make one small comment here? look, i think ryan did well, he presented himself well. he presented himself as a credible national figure who understands the issues. biden spoke very well, spoke with great energy. the one thing that was a negative was the kind of condescending, the smiling in the middle of it, the interruptions. i don't think he came across as a likable figure in the way you would hope he would have, if you were a democrat. and that, i think was the only negative. >> likable to his base. importantly here was he likable to the key independents? >> i'm not talking about his base. >> this was about the base and he drove home every issue. medicare, which party do you trust? social security, paul ryan wanted to privateize it. abortion rights, paul ryan wants to return that issue back to the states, overturning roe v. wade. issue after issue, he drew the contrast, after a week when
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. authorities are reviewing the tape to see if more arrests need to be made. for cbs this morning, terrell brown, new york. >>> 15-year-old max was celebrating his birthday when he captured the video of that fight and his mom says this is one birthday he'll never forget. lesli. >> no doubt about that. with just one month until election day, mitt romney is hoping his view on foreign policy will connect with those undecided voters out there. the republican presidential candidate told voters at the virginia military institute he will strengthen america's defense as commander in chief. and that president obama has failed to lead on the world stage, especially in the middle east. the obama campaign is already pushing back with a new ad, highlighting some of romney's foreign policy missteps. >> even republican experts said romney's remarks were the worst possible reaction to what happened. >> it's clear the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. need help defending them. >> polls show voters favor obama. dedicating a national monument to latino labor lead
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Oct 7, 2012 7:30pm EDT
by cbs and ford-- built for the road ahead. >> kroft: this is the google- esque headquarters of china's first international conglomerate. huawei wants to build and maintain the next generation of digital networks here in the united states that would carry everything from our e-mails and phone calls to documents and blueprints. it's raising questions about national security and chinese espionage. >> if i were an american company today and you were looking at huawei, i would find another vendor, if you care about your intellectual property, if you care about your consumers' privacy, and you care about the national security of the united states of america. >> we have prada. we have chanel. we have dolce gabbana. we have versace. we have burberry. >> stahl: luxottica started here as a small tool shop in agordo, a dot of a town in the italian alps when frames were still made of mountain goat horns. do you have any idea how many people in the world are wearing your glasses right now? >> at least half a billion. >> ♪ i wonder how many times you been had... ♪ >> simon: in the late '60s, a
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Oct 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> reporter: a warning that comes too late for his wife. teresa garcia, cbs news. >> there is now congressional pressure to get more oversight. lawmakers from both parties in both houses of congress are calling for briefings to investigate tighter drug safety regulations. >>> 5:20. let's take another look at the question of the morning. "u.s.a. today" says 3% -- just 3% of americans will admit to eating here. is it a, on the floor, b, in the tub, or c, in bed. >> this response was posted on the wusa9 facebook fan page by jennifer morgan. she writes i've been guilty of all three. >> log on total facebook fan page and leave your response. we'll let you know what the answer is in about an hour or so >>> 5:24. we have an interesting thick going on this morning. you wear something light, moderate. out west we have temps in the low to mid-40s so probably a heavier jacket. we're in the upper 50s now. a light jacket. that's all you're going to need. don't worry about the green. this is spotty drizzle more so than showers. by 9:00 we're near 6 # degrees. warming up to near 50 in the shenan
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
into custody, but authorities are reviewing the tape to see if more arrests need to be made. for cbs this morning, new york. >> a rough outing indeed. 15-year-old max was actually celebrating his own birthday when he captured the video of that fight. his mama says this is one birthday he will never forget. >> it's just hard to fathom. the cops are there and they still keep brawling. doesn't seem like it would be time. >> beverages. >> beverages are always at the root of most brawls. >> yeah. >> in my family anyway. >>> a 55 today. that's the average high for this thanksgiving. >> it was chilly. >> it was like november. it is still chilly out there now, exactly. we're looking at kind of november like day tomorrow and then we improve the rest of the week. a live look outside. our michael and son weather cam. churches are truly low -- temperatures are still low 50s downtown. dew point in the mid-40s. the winds are still north/northeast at 10. there will be an easterly component to this wind through tomorrow. these low clouds will be hard to shake, especially south and east of town. late
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